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Mint condition 9th century coin found beneath York Minster

A coin dating back to the 9th century has been found in remarkable condition, suggesting that it was never put into circulation and may have been minted nearby. The coin found is a ‘sceatta’, a silver coin about the size of a five pence piece. Unusually, it was found in mint

Section of Roman road uncovered beneath York Minster

Construction work has revealed a section of Roman road beneath York Minster, England.Ian Milsted, lead archaeologist at the trust, said: "It's a huge privilege to be revealing pieces of the past in such an iconic building, all of it contributing to our picture of life in ancient York." He added the